Author: Mike Smith

Members of the 1969 Mets, from left, Ed Kranepool, Ron Swoboda, Cleon Jones and Duffy Dyer, sign memorabilia for fans on March 25 at Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers. The Miracle Mets and Stew Leonard’s are celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year.
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Miracle Mets convene at Stew Leonard’s

On March 25, local sports fans got the chance to meet some of the stars of one of New York City’s most iconic baseball teams, as members of the 1969 New York Mets made an appearance at Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their ‘miracle’ season […]

Shortstop Brian Scott smacks a triple against Mount Vernon. Scott enters the season as one of the main offensive threats for Rye Neck.
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Panthers youth key in 2019

The Rye Neck baseball season may not officially kick off until March 29, but according to head coach Joe Carlucci, there is plenty of work to do before Opening Day. With a young roster bolstered by returning stars, the Panthers will hope to round into shape by the time they […]

Jack DeLaet spins away from a Clarkstown defender on Feb. 18. DeLaet scored the game-winner 29 seconds into the second overtime period.
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DeLaet’s goal propels Tigers

Mamaroneck hockey coach Mike Chiapparelli knew heading into Monday night’s Division I quarterfinal game against Clarkstown that if the Tigers were able to score the first goal of the contest, it could go a long way toward a victory. Little did the Tigers know, however, it would take the entirety […]

Joey Rodas celebrates with his teammates and coaches after nabbing the 113-pound crown at the Section I Championships on Feb. 10. Contributed photo
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Rodas wins Section I crown

A number of local wrestlers shined at sectionals on Feb. 10, as a trio of area grapplers took home top honors at the 2019 Section I championships at Clarkstown South High School. But even though these wrestlers might have reached one mountain-top with their decisive victories at the two-day tournament, […]

Harrison’s Zach Finn competes against an Eastchester wrestler in December. Finn will move up in weigh to compete at 220 pounds this weekend.
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Wrestlers prepare for Sectionals

The top high school wrestlers in the area will get the chance to showcase their talents at the Section I championships this weekend, as competitors hit the mat for a two-day event that will see 15 sectional champions crowned. With a number of local athletes in the mix, the competition […]